The James Monroe Museum Political Cartoons page was built using Omeka by the 2012 iteration of the Adventures in Digital History class. This website is a collection of political cartoons from the 1890s to the 1960s, which are currently housed by the James Monroe Museum. The cartoons were scanned and digitized as items. […]
This site is a parent site for both the Southeastern Virginia Historical Markers project from 2012 and the Fredericksburg, Stafford, and Spotsylvania Historical Markers project from 2008. Click here to learn more about the Southeastern Markers project. Click here to learn more about the Fredericksburg Markers project. This site was one that we were unable […]
The ultimate goal of this project was to restore, refresh, and rescue past projects of the Adventures in Digital History class while making them more accessible. From the onset of this project we were told it was highly ambitious while being the first of its kind. We were excited to take on the challenge and […]
The Historic Buildings of the University of Mary Washington digital history site is one of the earliest digital history projects to originate from the Adventures in Digital History class. The site was created in 2012, shortly after the University of Mary Washington’s centennial anniversary, and serves as a timeline of the school’s changing social and […]
James Farmer Lectures provides a digital archive of Dr. Farmer’s 13 Reflection Lectures where he reflects on his time in the Civil Rights movement. This site also allows viewers and listeners to download audio files of Dr. Farmer’s lectures. This site was one that we were unable to restore due to time restraints and a lack […]
JM Politoons focuses on digitally displaying the political cartoons connected to the James Monroe Museum collection. This site contains items that are original historic documents as well as copies of political cartoons. This website was restored by 2022 ADH students. You can read about the restoration process here.
This site highlights the Southeastern Virginia Historical Markers that share the history of southeastern Virginia. This site is part of a larger project about Virginia’s Historical Markers as well as Fredericksburg’s local Historical Markers. This site sports a similar organization style to its sister site, allowing you to browse by categories such as century, county, […]
Historic Buildings of UMW provides a focus on the campus buildings that each carry a rich history. From residence halls to other buildings of significance like Brompton, this site provides a walk through the past of UMW’s campus and the stories each building has to tell. This site was restored by the 2022 ADH class. Click […]